Negra Modelo
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.

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From:
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
 
Mexico
Style:
Munich Dunkel
Ranked #131
ABV:
5.4%
Score:
77
Ranked #27,276
Avg:
3.37 | pDev: 15.73%
Reviews:
1,141
Ratings:
3,868
Status:
Active
Rated:
Feb 04, 2024
Added:
Nov 19, 2000
Wants:
  93
Gots:
  874
Negra Modelo, better known as "the cream of the beer", is a Munich-type beer with 5.3º of alcohol that offers a balanced flavor and a delicate aroma of dark malt, caramel and hops.

Today it occupies the first place in sales among dark beers in Mexico. This beer is accompanied by a bright deep amber color, which is adorned with abundant, white and compact foam.

Negra Modelo was introduced in Mexico in 1925 as the dark beer called Modelo, to begin its great tradition. In 2014 it changed its image to a more sophisticated bottle but with the same content.

Ingredients - Water, barley malt, non-malted cereals, hops
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Rated: 3.02 by mushycake from Connecticut

Jan 31, 2024
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Reviewed by ilikebeer03 from Texas

3.69/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Drank 1/10/24. Best by: May 2024. For whatever that's worth....that best by dates.
Pour is a deep amber. finger of off white head that fades to a thin cap on the beer. No lacing to speak of.
Nose is chocolatey, nutty. could be a little more forward
Taste follows. hints of chocolate, caramel, nutty, minimal hop character.
Not bad at all.
Jan 11, 2024
 
Rated: 3.28 by Athener56 from Oklahoma

Dec 09, 2023
 
 
Rated: 4.21 by Luca2020 from Massachusetts

Nov 28, 2023
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Reviewed by highdesertdrinker from Arizona

3.43/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25
Pours a medium brown with minimal head and lacing. The aroma is pretty muted, a little toasted malt with a shallow creek water type of thing going on there. The taste is not offensive but not terribly complex: toasted malts, a little nutty, sort of thin and watery, largely devoid of hop. This is very "meh' for me but would gladly drink it over other options south of the border.
Nov 20, 2023
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Reviewed by BeerAndGasMasks from Virginia

3.44/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
From the bottle, it pours a clear chestnut amber color with a modest light tan/off-white head that slowly reduces and leaves lacing. Scent is light malt and pleasant. Taste is caramel and burnt malt up front, with a bit of sweet malt after.
Nov 20, 2023
 
Rated: 3.28 by Mavigo from Michigan

Nov 19, 2023
 
Rated: 3 by BrisLoganite from Australia

Nov 18, 2023
 
Rated: 3.44 by RalphStanley34 from French Polynesia

Nov 12, 2023
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Reviewed by guitarguyny from New York

3.87/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Such a nice beer! Beats out all other “dark” options you can find at the grocery store. Haven’t had anyone complain about drinking this with me yet! Always keep some around.
Oct 19, 2023
 
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Rated by iluvbeer69 from Texas

3/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Straight 3/5 across the board. I would definitely buy it again, but it's nothing special or impressive. Decent overall beer.
Sep 26, 2023
 
Rated: 3.69 by Iggy88 from Ohio

Sep 24, 2023
 
Rated: 4.48 by Pascal1

Sep 21, 2023
 
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Rated by AmeliaGoldstein115 from Connecticut

4.69/5  rDev +39.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75
A great beer and fan of Modelo always!
Aug 31, 2023
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Reviewed by BeastModeCloser from Florida

3.34/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
It reminds me exactly of a better version of Michelob™ Dark, and I'm talkin the 'Don't be afraid of the dark' era with Martin Mull, circa 1987 - 1992. It's a very drinkable, not heavy dark beer. Very malt forward, so there's no confusing this for an IPA! But with this beer, that's a good thing!
Aug 31, 2023
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Reviewed by 2Amazing from Washington

3.56/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
It tastes okay. Its not a heavy taste but its not a light taste either. I'm not much of an alcohol drinker so two is enough for me and it makes me feel mellow/ relaxed. It would be great to taste this with a shot of Evan Williams in it. Dark beer with a shot of Evan Williams in it just tastes awesome. The packaging is very nice with the gold foil top. Beautiful. I also really like the short chuby bottles, just a nice presentation / well done.
Aug 27, 2023
Negra Modelo from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
Beer rating: 77 out of 100 with 3868 ratings